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  • n. An alkaloid found in opium; noscapine

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine; -- called also narcotia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A crystallized alkaloid of opium, C22H23NO7.

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